Matthew Hayes

Matthew Hayes is an organic-biodynamic-biointensive farmer originally from the UK, who has lived and farmed in Hungary for the last 25 years. He runs a market garden with his wife Kata in Zsámbok, a village in Pest county to the east of Budapest.


Letter From The Farm | Rasputin The Ram & The Ethics Of Lamb For Easter Dinner

What is the value of a life?  What is the consequence of a death?  Is there a right way to kill?  What is the best way to live?

April 14, 2021

season extension

Letter From The Farm | Between Hotbeds And The Hungary Gap

So, how do we resolve those tensions between light and dark, between scarcity and abundance?  Well, we do and we don’t.  Sometimes you just have to resort to patience, resourcefulness and the cycling of the seasons to move on from and come back to those age-old tensions.

February 22, 2021